House flips and good design are not always synonymous. There are definitely projects where less is better but depending on your end buyer you can always find a way to up the design even at lower price points. One of my tried and true insider flip tips from some of my earliest projects was to upgrade the countertops. At the price level my projects were, most buyers weren’t expecting to see … [Read more...] about Designing an Ideal Flip
The latest flip included a first in the 13 years I have been working on houses. This project was the first time we included building an addition. And while it was a small addition, there were some lessons to be learned about the process and the cost. This house was purchased in September of 2020 and although the process for permits immediately, there was a series of events that … [Read more...] about Flip Reveal: Rambler Re-Imagined (and a Bonus Space)
In thinking about the post for this week I thought about some of the conversations that I’ve had lately with people who have experienced renovations. For those who have lived through the process the majority of people fall into one of two camps. One the one hand they enjoyed going through it and would consider doing it again. On the other hand are the people who either never got … [Read more...] about Top 5 Ways to Avoid a Renovation Nightmare
This week is the second in the new January blog series designed to help you get traction with flipping successfully. If you want to know if you're ready to flip you can check here. Before we get into some of my best tips as a reminder there three simple steps to every single house flip. While there are many ways to look at this point there is also a very simplistic way to break it down. At the … [Read more...] about Tips to Set Up Your Flip for Success
Find out now if you're moving in the right direction whether this is your first flip or the first time you're looking at it from a true business and growth perspective. The question "are you ready to successfully flip a house?" is one that people can spend years thinking about but never move past. That is because there is truly not one single answer. If you pushed me and … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Successfully Flip a House?